Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
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  • The Charlotte Campus offers bachelors, associate and certificate programs. Located in financial center of the New South, home to 299 Fortune 500 companies, the campus offers links to local, national and global industry in a modern, fast-paced university setting. Our pioneering approach to academics combines classroom education with industry-specific skills. Our academic programs blend the theoretical with the practical and are designed with industry input, so you?ll graduate with the knowledge and skills employers are seeking. We'll provide you with hands-on learning in small classroom settings, training on industry-specific software, leadership development and community service opportunities, a faculty with significant industry experience, the opportunity to take classes in your major in your first term, innovative concentrations, opportunities to study overseas. One-third of your coursework will consist of arts and sciences classes, so you'll develop the critical thinking, analytical and communications skills necessary for long-term career progression. At our Providence Campus, we also offer graduate programs in education and business.

School Highlights

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte serves 1,396 students (95% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,396 students
  • Private-state tuition: $35,750
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has declined by 26% over five years.
The Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,396 students
2,259 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,326 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
70 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
155 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,321 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
5 students
5 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
70 students
1,497 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,202 students
717 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
10%
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% Black
45%
18%
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% White
37%
60%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.66
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.51%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
4.15%
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,800
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $35,750 is more than the state average of $27,763. The private state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$35,750
$27,763
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Tuition Notes
Tuition & fees for 2021-22 academic year
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$25,750
$11,865
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,436
$5,846
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Acceptance Rate
82%
82%
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SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports
Sports
Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte cost?

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte's private state tuition is approximately $35,750.

What schools are Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte often compared to?

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotteis often viewed alongside schools like Central Piedmont Community College by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte?

The acceptance rate of Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is 82%, which is equal to the state average of 82%.

What sports does Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte offer?

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball.

What is Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte's ranking?

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,396 students
  • Private-state tuition: $35,750
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Verified school update

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